Integrate Custom Data Sources into Documents

Access your specific proprietary data sources or systems by developing your own dox42 Custom Data Source.
Create documents with data from multiple sources including databases, WebService, Microsoft SharePoint, Dynamics 365 and many more.

dox42 Custom Datasource Integration

Template Design in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Template Design in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Let business users create complex, detailed document templates by themselves – as they are already used to work with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. The data is inserted via drag & drop and templates can easily be designed in corporate design.

Flexible no-code system integration

Flexible no-code system integration

Integrate all your systems without programming and use data from multiple sources in one document. Combine and link data from a custom data source, web services, Dynamics 365, Dataverse, SharePoint, SQL, SAP, databases and more.

Extending dox42 with Custom Datasource

Extending dox42 with Custom Datasource

Numerous partners have developed own plug-ins for dox42. Just in case, if you ever miss a functionality, you can create your own plug-in, so you will never be stuck.

System Requirements

  • dox42 Server (On-Premises or dox42 Online)

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dox42 Document Automation with Custom Data Sources

Combination of your Custom Data Source with various data sources

Take the full advantage of the possibility to integrate multiple data sources into your document. dox42 automatically manages the dependencies between all data. Realize the full potential of dox42 by combining various data sources (Database, WebService, Microsoft SharePoint, Dynamics, Excel, XML and many more).

dox42 Custom Data Source is a supplementary package for dox42 and enables access to specific proprietary data sources or systems, additionally to the already predefined data sources. A dox42 Custom Data Source can be developed in Microsoft Visual Studio by software engineers themselves, using the dox42 Custom Data Source Starter Kit. That's how you can develop dox42 further with own Plug-Ins by integrating your own .NET Assemblies.

Design documents in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

As soon as you have imported the import configuration and defined the Konfiguration der Custom Data Source , you can use the Custom Data Source exactly as any other dox42 data source.

Design templates with the dox42 Enterprise Add-In conveniently in Microsoft Word, Excel or PowerPoint. Certainly you can start with existing Word or Excel documents to build templates.

Generate documents locally or server-based

When generating, dox42 runs the defined query and automatically integrates the data into the documents. It's up to you, how to generate your document. Use the same template to generate on the dox42 Server or directly from the dox42 Add-Ins.

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